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Name Latitude Longitude Feature Type
Hengist Nunatak (GBR) 69° 00' 00.0" S 70° 18' 00.0" W Nunatak
Name ID: 109269 Place ID: 6256

rising to c. 600m on SE side of Roberts Ice Piedmont, N Alexander Island, was photographed from the air by BGLE, 15 August 1936 and 1 February 1937; surveyed from the ground by FIDS from "Stonington Island" in 1948; named after Hengist, Saxon chieftain who, with his brother Horsa (Horsa Nunataks, q.v.), led the first Saxon bands to settle in England and ruled Kent, c.455-88 (APC, 1955, p.11; DOS 610 sheet W 68 70, 1960; BAS 250P sheet SR 19-20/5 (Ext.), 1-DOS 1978). Nunatak Khengist (Soviet Union. MMF chart, 1961).

Hengist Nunatak (USA) 69° 00' 00.0" S 70° 14' 00.0" W Nunatak
Name ID: 126428 Place ID: 6256

Isolated flat-topped nunatak, more than 610 m, which rises above Roberts Ice Piedmont 10 mi N of Mount Calais in the NE part of Alexander Island. First photographed from the air in 1936 by the BGLE under Rymill. Surveyed from the ground in 1948 by the FIDS. The names for this feature and for the group of nunataks to the N are for the brother chieftains, Hengist and Horsa, who led the first Saxon bands which settled England in the fifth century.

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